Japan Boosts Global Energy Game Post-Fukushima

Law360, New York (May 15, 2013, 7:32 PM EDT) -- The devastation of Japan's nuclear power industry following the Fukushima disaster has fueled the country's appetite for alternate energy sources such as renewables and liquefied natural gas, creating a wealth of opportunities for global energy developers to find new investors, new project partners and new customers.

With few energy resources of its own, Japan has historically been a major energy importer. Still, when a March 2011 earthquake and tsunami crippled the Fukushima nuclear plant and led to the shutdown of the country's nuclear reactors, it wiped...
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